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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Curtis Wong
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Septoplasty swelling: Could make your nose look different but once the swelling goes down, you nose should be what it was prior to your procedure. If your nose is truly c ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Several wks/ months: I often tell my patients they should be able to notice a significant difference in the first couple of weeks. Rarely I do have patients that need seve ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Lamperti
21 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
A : A standard septoplasty uses an internal incision and doesn't tylically lead to external nasal swelling. Talk to your surgeon about what type of dressi ... Read More
Dr. Robert Brueck
48 years experience Plastic Surgery
There : There is very little swelling on the outside if you are only having a septum done.The swelling on the septum should be gone for the most part in 3-4 w ... Read More
Dr. Leonard Grossman
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
Most : Most of the swelling after a rhinoplasty is during the first 10 days and that is one of the reasons why a splint is placed on the nose. After the ini ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Thanks for asking!: Not sure when the surgery was done, but i certainly recommend calling your surgeon to have that checked.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
Ask your surgeon: After only nine days I'm not surprised you still have some congestion, but there are other factors at play here. Please, direct thus question to your ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nasal surgery: Hello, after nasal surgery, it is common to see swelling. Depending on the exact procedure, extent of resection, intraoperative findings and extent o ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
?: Have you tried pseudoephedrine? You can get it by itself, but it's even better if you get Claritin-D or Zyrtec-D (the "D" indicates pseudoephedrine is ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Lamperti
21 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
The : The nose will be a bit runny for up to a few weeks after surgery. The internal skin lining will be a bit inflammed after surgery which results in more ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nazhat Sharma
58 years experience Ophthalmology
Post op bleed: Post op bleeding is expected for a few days. However decreasing with time. If its excessive you may need to see the surgeon asap.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Bemudez
29 years experience Plastic Surgery
Septoplasty recovery: Hi, it's not unusual to have some nostril asymmetry after septoplasty, especially 3 days after your procedure. Make sure to check in with your doct ... Read More
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